Indiana Bi-Centennial Train In Jasper This Weekend

The Indiana Historical Society's "Bi-Centennial" Train is now in Jasper.  Tours begin today!

The Indiana Historical Society’s “Bi-Centennial” Train is now in Jasper. Tours begin today!

JASPER (NNDC) – The Indiana Historical Society has brought the state’s “Bi-Centennial” Train to the Jasper Depot as part of the IHS’ celebration of the state’s 200th birthday.

Click here for the train’s schedule while in Jasper.

The Indiana Bicentennial Train is free and open to the public, making stops throughout the state in a four-year celebration of its 200th birthday.  It is in Jasper today through Saturday.

It includes…

-The Next Indiana, the onboard bicentennial exhibition, explores the state’s past through the lenses of transportation, land use, talent and community.

-Historic interpreter Kevin Stonerock performing a specially created character from 1916.

-An area to experience the mission and programs of the Indiana Historical Society.

-A tent with fun, educational activities, as well as an opportunity to connect with your own community’s history.

-A pop-up market with Indiana and bicentennial-related items from the Indiana Historical Society

-The Indiana Bicentennial Train is presented by the Indiana Historical Society and is sponsored by the Indiana Rail Road Company and Norfolk Southern with support from Kroger in partnership with the Indiana Bicentennial Commission and Indiana Humanities.

-The Jasper stop is brought to you by local sponsors Bingham Greenebaum Doll and Frontier Communications, Jasper Engines and Transmissions, MasterBrand Cabinets, BR Associates, Dubois Rural Electric Cooperative, Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative with a grant from the Dubois County Community Foundation.

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